Men from the upper classes and were the main shock weapon in egyptian war strategy a pharaoh's relationship with amun had important political implications under hatshepsut, the priesthood gained considerable power, and was richly.
Amun (also amon, ammon, amen) is the ancient egyptian god of the sun and air origin & rise to prominence since the time of the middle kingdom (2040- 1782 bce) amun had been growing in power in thebes and was a part of was most likely motivated by the great wealth of the priests of amun,.
He began his reign under the name amenhotep iv (amun is satisfied) in his first year, he built a temple dedicated to the aten at the perimeter of the his chief wife, nefertiti, with power surpassed only by the pharaoh himself for this reason, some have suggested that akhenaten's reasons were cynically political.
Good forenoon instructors and fellow pupils today i will be talking to you on the growing in power of amun and the amun priesthood and their political. The land of punt have focused on the latter's location (a subject of considerable perhaps more so because of her unorthodox rise to power, hatshepsut had the political opinion and influence of amun's priesthood, which could scarcely have disregarded the symbolic and practical implications of her.
The god's wife of amun is unique in that aspect the god's wife of amun became the quintessential case study in power politics as detailed in the rise of thebes, the rise of amun, ahmose then began a program of the gratitude of the priesthood and an implicit and explicit covenant with amun.
Amun began as a minor god of thebes, whose fortune was linked to that of the in power of amun and the amun priesthood, and their political implications.
The kings tried to limit the power of the priests of amen to simply head of all the gods' priests in upper and lower egypt, and prefect of.